๐Ÿ‡ป๐Ÿ‡ณ Life Expectancy in Viet Nam

74.90 years
Average Life Expectancy (both sexes)
70.30 years
Average Life Expectancy Males
79.56 years
Average Life Expectancy Females

The current average life expectancy for Viet Nam in 2024 is 74.9014 years of age. A 0.21% increase from 2023, when the average life expectancy was 74.7409 years, from birth to death. In the future, Viet Nam's average life expectancy is projected to increase to 86.2644 years of age, by the year 2100. A total increase of the average life expectancy for people living in Viet Nam by 15.17% from today's standard. This positive trend can be attributed to technological advancements, a better standard of living, and an icrease in healthcare availability.

Historic Life Expectancy in Viet Nam (1950-2024)

Between 1950 to 2024 the average life expectancy of people living in Viet Nam has increased from 49.2069 to 74.9014 years. That is an 52.22% increase that allow people of the country to live an extra 25.6945 years of life, on average.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
1950 49.2069 44.1695 55.164
1951 49.7738 44.6286 55.8332
1952 50.4851 45.2687 56.5844
1953 51.1128 45.8354 57.251
1954 53.3302 49.4685 57.5195
1955 56.2662 52.9037 59.8196
1956 57.086 53.509 60.8845
1957 57.5886 54.0892 61.2896
1958 58.3565 54.771 62.1522
1959 58.9832 55.3524 62.8256
1960 59.6571 55.9308 63.6048
1961 60.2607 56.447 64.3049
1962 60.1312 56.0516 64.4885
1963 58.701 54.2594 63.5182
1964 59.3233 54.9181 64.0827
1965 58.6923 54.0068 63.8008
1966 58.4672 53.655 63.7317
1967 58.1614 53.2253 63.5797
1968 54.0696 48.2103 60.8299
1969 56.1515 50.5569 62.4493
1970 56.2218 50.5843 62.5575
1971 56.7486 51.1349 63.0195
1972 53.1029 46.9837 60.1835
1973 56.7864 51.1629 63.0199
1974 55.8304 49.8538 62.56
1975 62.8822 58.1508 67.8401
1976 64.7745 60.5576 69.0966
1977 65.0489 60.8263 69.3742
1978 65.5289 61.1322 70.0506
1979 66.0006 61.7552 70.3366
1980 66.1954 61.982 70.4778
1981 66.6454 62.6317 70.6907
1982 67.1059 62.8684 71.399
1983 67.1484 62.9073 71.4426
1984 67.3052 63.0625 71.5965
1985 67.6006 63.5488 71.6651
1986 68.0128 63.653 72.4237
1987 68.3919 64.2118 72.5835
1988 68.4688 64.1947 72.7663
1989 69.076 64.661 73.523
1990 69.2127 64.7622 73.6967
1991 69.849 65.2851 74.451
1992 69.9579 65.3583 74.5968
1993 70.6212 65.8785 75.4129
1994 70.7587 65.9823 75.5818
1995 71.3837 66.553 76.2512
1996 71.5098 66.6958 76.3482
1997 71.8017 67.1942 76.3789
1998 72.1068 67.4272 76.7612
1999 72.3169 67.5888 77.0233
2000 72.462 67.7729 77.1135
2001 72.6472 67.9519 77.3091
2002 72.8009 68.0753 77.504
2003 72.9803 68.2284 77.7184
2004 73.135 68.3481 77.9189
2005 73.2714 68.5427 77.988
2006 73.3194 68.5787 78.0596
2007 73.4361 68.6703 78.2115
2008 73.411 68.6133 78.2366
2009 73.4982 68.7514 78.2656
2010 73.5126 68.7845 78.2636
2011 73.6921 68.984 78.4146
2012 73.7044 69.0067 78.4221
2013 73.7755 69.0939 78.4783
2014 73.8545 69.149 78.5927
2015 73.8763 69.1436 78.6565
2016 73.9382 69.1795 78.7554
2017 73.9632 69.2604 78.7198
2018 73.9757 69.245 78.7771
2019 74.0929 69.3694 78.8884
2020 75.3779 70.7871 79.9199
2021 73.6181 69.117 78.2349
2022 74.5796 69.9274 79.2901
2023 74.7409 70.1157 79.4227
2024 74.9014 70.3011 79.5578

How is life expectancy calculated?

Life expectancy represent the average number of years of life remaining in a group of people. The numbers above represent life expectancy of the population in Viet Nam, calculated from birth.

Future Life Expectancy in Viet Nam (2024-2100)

Viet Nam's average life expectancy is projected to increase in the future. By the year 2100, the country will have reached an average life expectancy of 86.2644 years of age. An 15.17% increase from today's standard.

Year Life Expectancy (Age) Life Expectancy Male Life Expectancy Female
2024 74.9014 70.3011 79.5578
2025 75.0676 70.4979 79.6916
2026 75.2299 70.6912 79.8219
2027 75.3962 70.8861 79.9595
2028 75.56 71.0808 80.0916
2029 75.7202 71.2716 80.2211
2030 75.892 71.4746 80.3609
2031 76.0586 71.6751 80.4926
2032 76.2174 71.8643 80.6216
2033 76.3838 72.0691 80.7482
2034 76.5472 72.2648 80.8797
2035 76.71 72.4605 81.0099
2036 76.8795 72.6665 81.1421
2037 77.0517 72.873 81.2796
2038 77.2161 73.0811 81.3983
2039 77.3822 73.2803 81.5322
2040 77.5522 73.4889 81.6628
2041 77.7179 73.6955 81.7868
2042 77.891 73.9046 81.9239
2043 78.0594 74.1142 82.0504
2044 78.2282 74.3195 82.1831
2045 78.3961 74.5311 82.3062
2046 78.566 74.7436 82.4329
2047 78.7355 74.9536 82.5624
2048 78.9081 75.1679 82.6927
2049 79.0807 75.3833 82.822
2050 79.2485 75.5951 82.946
2051 79.4214 75.8134 83.0734
2052 79.5917 76.0258 83.2028
2053 79.7604 76.2343 83.3334
2054 79.9344 76.4541 83.4624
2055 80.1018 76.6638 83.5892
2056 80.2696 76.8724 83.7188
2057 80.435 77.0839 83.8399
2058 80.593 77.2859 83.9567
2059 80.7602 77.4943 84.0854
2060 80.9187 77.6946 84.2052
2061 81.0765 77.8918 84.3271
2062 81.2339 78.0876 84.45
2063 81.3868 78.2786 84.5686
2064 81.54 78.4686 84.689
2065 81.6932 78.6581 84.81
2066 81.846 78.8466 84.9311
2067 81.9939 79.021 85.0585
2068 82.139 79.1971 85.1773
2069 82.2845 79.3703 85.3007
2070 82.4221 79.5339 85.4187
2071 82.5643 79.6992 85.5441
2072 82.6993 79.858 85.6618
2073 82.8462 80.0315 85.787
2074 82.9842 80.1872 85.9149
2075 83.1142 80.3396 86.0293
2076 83.2528 80.4936 86.1604
2077 83.384 80.6456 86.2777
2078 83.5156 80.7899 86.4055
2079 83.6409 80.9294 86.5251
2080 83.7708 81.0765 86.6453
2081 83.9004 81.2259 86.7613
2082 84.0263 81.3634 86.8843
2083 84.155 81.5034 87.0101
2084 84.2808 81.6439 87.1279
2085 84.4031 81.778 87.2462
2086 84.532 81.9188 87.3697
2087 84.6561 82.0509 87.4932
2088 84.7807 82.1874 87.6114
2089 84.9075 82.325 87.7325
2090 85.0366 82.4604 87.861
2091 85.1606 82.5931 87.9808
2092 85.2794 82.7219 88.0936
2093 85.4038 82.8483 88.2215
2094 85.5231 82.9773 88.3337
2095 85.6491 83.112 88.453
2096 85.775 83.243 88.5771
2097 85.9012 83.3689 88.7075
2098 86.013 83.4858 88.8166
2099 86.1358 83.6134 88.9365
2100 86.2644 83.7468 89.061

Factors that Affect Life Expectancy

Just like any other region or country, Viet Nam's life expectancy is influenced by a variety of factors, that include both individual and population-level factors. Broadly speaking, life expectancy is most affected by fertility rate, deaths, immigration and emigration. Some of the individual and population-level factors listed below can get you a better insight into its causes and affects of life expectancy.

Healthcare and Medical Advances

Access to quality healthcare, advancements in medical technology, and improvements in disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatment play a significant role in increasing life expectancy. This includes vaccinations, antibiotics, surgical procedures, and the management of chronic conditions can greatly increase life expectancy of a country or region.

Socioeconomic Status

Income, education, and occupation are strongly correlated with life expectancy. Higher socioeconomic status typically provides individuals with better access to healthcare, healthier living conditions, and improved overall well-being, contributing to longer life expectancy of a country or region.

Environmental Factors

Environmental conditions can impact life expectancy. Access to clean air, water, and sanitation, as well as exposure to environmental pollutants and hazardous substances, can affect health outcomes and life expectancy.

Social Support and Relationships

Strong social connections, supportive relationships, and community engagement has also been linked to improved health outcomes and increased life expectancy. Social isolation and loneliness, on the other hand, can have negative effects on health and decrease life expectancy.

Access to and Quiality of Education

Education is associated with better health outcomes and increased life expectancy. It promotes healthier behaviors, improves health literacy, and provides individuals with opportunities for better employment and income.

Public Health Measures

Effective public health measures, such as disease surveillance, prevention programs, and health education campaigns, can have a significant impact on life expectancy by reducing the incidence and impact of infectious diseases, promoting healthy behaviors, and improving overall population health.

Immigration and Emigration

Life expectancy of a region or country is also affected by immigration of emigration. If healthier people immigrate or emigrate from a country, the life expectancy numbers of those two regions will be influenced by the movement of said people.

Causes of Positive Life Expectancy in Viet Nam

Causes of Negative Life Expectancy in Viet Nam

Data Information

Data found on this page is based on the medium fertility variant of the United Nations Revision of World Population Prospects 2022.

Data Sources

The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs (Population Division)

UN Revision of World Population Prospects 2022

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